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The Gordon House

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Address: 869 W Main St, Silverton, OR 97381-2243
Phone Number: 503 874 6006
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Great, If You Like F. L. Wright

You should be a fan of Frank Lloyd Wright to visit this house, otherwise it is just another house to tour. Interesting story about the house and how it was moved.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Janet A
Avalon, New Jersey
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Avalon, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You should be a fan of Frank Lloyd Wright to visit this house, otherwise it is just another house to tour. Interesting story about the house and how it was moved.

Thank Janet A
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

with in depth stories of the history and construction of this iconic house. The excellent tour guide began our visit with an extensive introduction followed by a detailed tour of all the rooms of the house. This was followed by a movie that told more about its relocation to the current spot. A must see for those interested in architecture.

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Salem, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Were the name of a famous architect not associated with this structure, it would hardly be worth visiting. Even at that, it still seems hardly worth visiting. This is, after all, a "cooker-cutter" design and in no way indicative of the architect's talents and achievements. For that you would have to visit Wisconsin, or Arizona, or -- best of all... More 

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Corvallis, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Make sure you sign up for a tour. This isn't a place that you can just walk into and look around. We got lucky and a tour was starting when we got there. Had we not had the tour we would have been disappointed because you aren't able to go inside without it. The tour is worth the money and... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

If the architecture doesn't leave you in awe, nothing will. Our guide was fantastic and seemed to know every detail of the house and knew everything about Frank Lloyd Wright. This tour is worth every penny (they charge very little, just to maintain the house).

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Bremerton, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

This was open by reservation only so I just strolled around and looked in the windows. It was ok. Having admired FLW homes through the years, this one is small but the usual efficient, modern design. Built with concrete blocks, it was interesting.

Thank travelerwmmary
Silverton, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

The Gordon House is a wonderful place to visit while in Silverton, OR. This house was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright & although it wasn't built on this site, it looks like it has always been at this location. The tour guide gave a fact filled tour that was filled with interesting tidbits that you won't find in any book... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

We always make sure to see Frank Lloyd Wright homes whenever we travel and this one has a very interesting background story and a good tour. Too bad the home was moved from It's original location but thank God it was saved from demolition by ignorant people that did not appreciate his work. Good tour. Recommended for sure

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

Highly recommend taking the one hour tour to really appreciate the design of this unique home. The fact that it was completely taken apart and moved here in 2000 and then put back together is amazing. You'll also learn what an odd-ball Mr. Wright, the architect was!

Thank Clark A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

I do not remember the tour guides name but she gave a very informative tour. What a great piece of Silverton.

Thank Bill C

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